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con•ver•sa•tion



Pronunciation: (kon"vur-sā'shun), [key]
n.
1. informal interchange of thoughts, information, etc., by spoken words; oral communication between persons; talk; colloquy.
2. an instance of this.
3. association or social intercourse; intimate acquaintance.
4. See criminal conversation.
5. the ability to talk socially with others: She writes well but has no conversation.
6. Obs.
a. behavior or manner of living.
b. close familiarity; intimate acquaintance, as from constant use or study.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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